First and foremost, you only think I’m gaslighting because the accusation that you are operating…
Dylan Thompson
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1.“ First and foremost, you only think I’m gaslighting because the accusation that you are operating off of subconscious biases upsets you — and it should.”

If I haven’t stated that I am upset you cannot assume it. But, nice try gaslighting your gaslighting that is a feat.

2. “ You say “it’s not my job” and I wonder, what is your job? You seem to have very little perspective on what it means to actually struggle. I imagine that you are some college student sitting around on your parents’ money who is just now realizing that there is injustice in the world.”

Once again if it I have not stated whether or not I have a job, you cannot assume that I don’t have a job nor that “some college student sitting around on your parents’ money who is just now realizing that there is injustice in the world”.

3.” Again, I never said Derrick Rose was innocent. You are the one making ultimate assumptions and I am arguing that you are a fool for making such assumptions.”

I never claimed you have stated the Rose was guilty or innocent. Nor, have I stated either.

4. A)“ You can focus on your perception that I called you a man hater or that I called you a racist, but it doesn’t change the fact that you jumped to a wholly unjustified conclusion about whether Derrick Rose is a rapist.”

B) “ There is also another dimension to this that few are talking about: why is it so easy for so many to imagine that a young black man is a heartless sexual predator? This is not a new phenomenon. Go look up the “Scottsboro Boys.” You claim to be an advocate of justice and progressive thought, yet you find it so easy to condemn Rose with little information and I wonder why. Is it possible that you are indulging in subconscious racist stereotyping and rationalizing it as being a battle in a crusade against sexual assault? After all, I’ve heard enough pro-women arguments against Rose that use “athlete rape culture” as a justification for condemning Rose in advance of the actual trial. I would argue that “athlete rape culture” is a thinly veiled reference to internalized stereotypes of black males as sexually aggressive.”

As cited in quote B, you use the term “pro-women” in the same manner that racists use the word nigger. Perhaps you can explain what term means to you that I am not understanding? And, as also cited in quote B you accused me of being racist, which is cannot be assumed unless I have state something explicitly racist. That also applies to all the other assumptions made in that statement.

4. “ I grew up with a sisters who are my best friends, two of which were sexually assaulted in college. They are fighting in government and the world to give simple minded individuals like you an advocate in a world you lack the tenacity to try and change.”

I do not engage in conflation. Growing up with “sisters who are my best friends, two of which were sexually assaulted in college” does not mean you cannot be sexist nor biased in favor of a person accused of rape. They are your sisters and it could be that you give them special treatment/consideration compared to any other females.

5. “They are the bravest and strongest people I know and guess what, they do not sit online and rail against patriarchy and make idiotic assumptions about public figures they don’t know.”

You spend every second of the day and night with them or they tell you every single thing they do? How is it possible that this statement is actually true?

6. “What have you done lately? Argue with some anonymous mansplainer about legal principles that you don’t know anything about? Congratulations.”

Wow, you admit to being a “mansplainer”. Its not a term I ever use, but if you’ve stated you are then maybe its true. Consent is a notion that is widely understood in the legal community. I’ve actually seen it play out in a court case where an adult who signed a contract that was thrown out because he did not have the capacity to be held to that contract. Molestation laws don’t state that a child cannot consent, but it is understood.

7. “Oh, hey, here’s a text from Derrick Rose’s accuser the morning after she was allegedly raped where she is complaining that Rose didn’t have sex with her female friend she brought to his party:

“She was mad at me babe why u have me bring a bitch and u ain’t fina fuck her”

Do you still feel that this case has all the “earmarks” of sexual abuse?”

How does that negate the incidence of rape cited in the court case?

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